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2Cellos – The Score Tour

2CELLOS

THE SCORE TOUR

 

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April 11, 2018
Montreal, QC
Bell Centre
April 12, 2018
Toronto, ON
Sony Centre For Performing Arts
April 13, 2018
Toronto, ON
Sony Centre For Performing Arts
April 15, 2018
Ottawa, ON
National Arts Centre
April 16, 2018
Hamilton, ON
First Ontario Concert Hall
April 18, 2018
Thunder Bay, ON
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
April 19, 2018
Winnipeg, MB
Bell MTS Place
April 21, 2018
Regina, SK
Conexus Arts Centre
April 22, 2018
+ Matinee
Calgary, AB
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
April 23, 2018
Edmonton, AB
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
April 25, 2018
Vancouver, BC
Rogers Arena Theatre Seating

 

2Cellos
2Cellos - The Score Tour

 
Vancouver, BC, November 13, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce that due to an overwhelming demand for the 2CELLOS: THE SCORE TOUR, a second show has been added on April 13, 2018 in Toronto, ON.

April 12, 2018
Toronto, ON
Sony Centre For Performing Arts
April 13, 2018
Toronto, ON
Sony Centre For Performing Arts

 
Vancouver, BC, October 23, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce that due to an overwhelming demand for 2CELLOS: THE SCORE TOUR, a second show has been added on April 22, 2018, at 3:30 PM in Calgary, AB.

April 22, 2018
2nd show added!
Calgary, AB
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

 
Vancouver, BC, September 25, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following concert dates for 2CELLOS: THE SCORE TOUR, in celebration of their newest album, SCORE.

April 11, 2018
Montreal, QC
Bell Centre
April 12, 2018
Toronto, ON
Sony Centre For Performing Arts
April 15, 2018
Ottawa, ON
National Arts Centre
April 16, 2018
Hamilton, ON
First Ontario Concert Hall
April 18, 2018
Thunder Bay, ON
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
April 19, 2018
Winnipeg, MB
Bell MTS Place
April 21, 2018
Regina, SK
Conexus Arts Centre
April 22, 2018
Calgary, AB
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
April 23, 2018
Edmonton, AB
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
April 25, 2018
Vancouver, BC
Rogers Arena Theatre Seating

 
2CELLOS, music’s most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new album Score. Bringing 2CELLOS’ game-changing sound and style to the most popular melodies ever written for classic and contemporary movies and television…. and they now take that sound on tour.

An international sensation, 2Cellos unique 2014 video version of “Thunderstruck” is currently rocking YouTube with over 90 million views and their other more recent videos following closely behind. Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser have created three high-energy albums for Sony Music Masterworks. Score finds them exploring a more traditional sound-world. “The album represents some of our favorite pieces of music by our favorite film composers. Having the opportunity to arrange them for cello whilst working with the world class London Symphony Orchestra has been a dream come true,” says Stjepan. The album opens with an arrangement of Ramin Djawadi’s melodies that score Game of Thrones, culminating in the bold Main Title theme, in which the stirring sound of cellos announces each of what may be the most eagerly awaited episodes in contemporary television.

The vocal beauty of the cello’s sound is a perfect match for a brace of romantic themes. They include the Henry Mancini/Johnny Mercer song “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s; Ennio Morricone’s beautiful themes for Cinema Paradiso and Malena; Nino Rota’s love theme for The Godfather; Francis Lai’s Oscar-winning theme from Love Story; Hans Zimmer’s theme from Rain Man; and Stanley Myers’ haunting “Cavatina” heard in The Deer Hunter.

2CELLOS have forged a signature style that breaks down the boundaries between genres of music, from classical and film music to pop and rock. As impressive when playing Bach and Vivaldi as they are when rocking out, Sulic and Hauser know no limits when it comes to performing live. They have sold out shows around the globe and also performed with Sir Elton John as part of his band, as well as opening his shows to rapturous acclaim.

“…Go and see them live, because it really is astonishing! I can’t remember seeing anything as exciting as them since I saw Jimi Hendrix live back in the 60’s…”
– Elton John
 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

Montreal: Tickets available at www.evenko.ca, 1-855-310-2525 or the box office.

Toronto: Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500 or the box office.

Ottawa: Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500 or the box office.

Hamilton: Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500 or the box office.

Thunder Bay: Tickets available at tickets.tbca.com, 807-684-4444 or the box office.

Winnipeg: Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500 or the box office.

Regina: Tickets available at www.conexusartscentre.ca, 306-525-9999 or the box office.

Calgary: Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500 or the box office.

Edmonton: Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500 or the box office.

Vancouver: Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500 or at the Toyota Ticket Centre.

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

54-40 – A History Unplugged

54-40

A HISTORY UNPLUGGED

 

Tickets on sale now!

Powell River show sold out!

 

Feb. 22, 2018
Victoria, BC
McPherson Playhouse Theatre
Feb. 23, 2018
Nanaimo, BC
Port Theatre
Feb. 24, 2018Rescheduled to April 7
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
March 14, 2018
Courtenay, BC
Sid Williams Theatre
March 16, 2018
Powell River, BC
The Max Cameron Theatre
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March 17, 2018
Sechelt, BC
Ravens Cry Theatre
March 18, 2018
Sechelt, BC
Ravens Cry Theatre
March 29, 2018
Abbotsford, BC
Abbotsford Arts Centre
March 31, 2018
Kelowna, BC
Kelowna Community Theatre
April 7, 2018
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
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Important Notice!
Due to an illness, the Feb 24 show in Campbell River has been rescheduled until April 7, 2018.

54-40 Band Photo

54-40 – A History Unplugged

Vancouver, BC, March 6, 2018 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce that the 54-40 concert for the Powell River date is sold out.

March 16, 2018
Powell River, BC
The Max Cameron Theatre

There are still some tickets available for the following dates:

March 17, 2018
Sechelt, BC
Ravens Cry Theatre
March 18, 2018
Sechelt, BC
Ravens Cry Theatre

Sechelt tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com, 1-800-838-3006
* Plus: Laedeli Gifts • Sechelt Visitors Centre • MELOmania • EarthFair Store * cash sales only at retailers

Thank You Powell River!

Vancouver, BC, February 24, 2018 — Due to an illness, 54-40 regrets that they are unable to proceed with tonight’s Feb 24th performance and have rescheduled to April 7th.
 
Vancouver, BC, December 4, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following tour dates of one of Canada’s most iconic rock bands, 54-40.

March 29, 2018
Abbotsford, BC
Abbotsford Arts Centre
March 31, 2018
Kelowna, BC
Kelowna Community Theatre

 
Vancouver, BC, November 14, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce that due to an overwhelming demand for the 54-40 – A History Unplugged concert, a second show has been added on March 18th, 2018.

March 17, 2018
Sechelt, BC
Ravens Cry Theatre
March 18, 2018
Sechelt, BC
Ravens Cry Theatre

 
Vancouver, BC, October 6, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following six tour dates of one of Canada’s most iconic rock bands, 54-40.

Feb. 22, 2018
Victoria, BC
McPherson Playhouse Theatre
Feb. 23, 2018
Nanaimo, BC
Port Theatre
Feb. 24, 2018
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
March 14, 2018
Courtenay, BC
Sid Williams Theatre
March 16, 2018
Powell River, BC
The Max Cameron Theatre
March 17, 2018
Sechelt, BC
Ravens Cry Theatre

 
54-40 Unplugged: Songs & Stories is an intimate and reimagining of 5440’s greatest hits performed as you’ve never heard them before. Featuring original arrangements of violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin and more this performance gives new context and spirit to classic songs fans all know and love. In between songs the band engages with the audience sharing stories from their 30+ years together as a band. In January 2016 they released La Difference: A History Unplugged that feature 10 of their greatest hits recorded as you’ve never heard them before.

54-40 has an unbelievable catalogue of hit songs that they can pull from to include in their live performances. Songs such as Baby Ran, She La, Casual Viewin’, One Gun, Ocean Pearl, Love You All, Music Man, I Go Blind, One Day In Your Life, Radio Luv Song, Baby Have Some Faith, Miss You, Blame Your Parents, Easy to Love, Crossing a Canyon, Since When, Nice to Luv You, and Lies to Me.
In April 2017, the band was inducted twice into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame at both The 17th Annual Independent Music Awards (The INDIES) and the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards.

54-40 is currently preparing for their 2017 release entitled Keep On Walking which will be released through El Mocambo Records.
 

www.5440.com

 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

Victoria tickets available at www.rmts.bc.ca, 250-386-6121 or 1-888-717-6121, or at the McPherson box office

Nanaimo tickets available at www.porttheatre.com, 250-754-8550 or at the box office.

Campbell River tickets available at www.tidemarktheatre.com, 250-287-7465 or the box office.

Courtenay tickets available at www.sidwilliamstheatre.com, 1.866.898.TIXX (8499) or the box office.

Powell River tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com, 1-800-838-3006
* Plus: Base Camp • Rockit Music • River City Coffee * cash sales only at retailers

Sechelt tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com, 1-800-838-3006
* Plus: Laedeli Gifts • Sechelt Visitors Centre • MELOmania • EarthFair Store * cash sales only at retailers

Abbotsford tickets available at chilliwackculturalcentre.ca, 604-391-7469 or the Centre Box Office.

Kelowna tickets available at selectyourtickets.com, 250-762-5050 or the box office.

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

Adam Sandler with Special Guests David Spade, Rob Schneider & Nick Swardson!

Adam Sandler

With Special Guests
David Spade,
Rob Schneider
& Nick Swardson!

 

Tickets on sale now!

 

Jan. 24, 2018
Vancouver, BC
Orpheum Theatre

 

Adam Sandler plus Special Guests: David Spade & Rob Schneider

Adam Sandler

With Special Guests
David Spade,
Rob Schneider
& Nick Swardson!

January 24th, 2018
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC

Tickets on sale now!

 

Vancouver, BC, January 16, 2018 – Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce that actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter and producer, Nick Swardson, will be joining Adam Sandler, David Spade & Rob Schneider on stage for this exciting concert!

Vancouver, BC, January 4, 2018 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce that fan favourites David Spade & Rob Schneider will be joining Adam Sandler on stage for this exciting concert!

Vancouver, BC, November 20, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce this exciting concert date of Adam Sandler, with surprise special guests who will be announced in the very near future!

A successful actor, writer, producer and musician, Sandler’s films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and include box office hits such as “Grown Ups,” “Just Go With It,” “Bedtime Stories,” “You Don’t Mess With the Zohan” and “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry.” In 2014, Sandler signed a deal with Netflix to produce and star in four original movies to premiere on the streaming channel.  The first three films, “The Ridiculous 6,” “The Do-Over” and “Sandy Wexler,” were the most-watched movies on Netflix to date, which led to Sandler signing another deal with Netflix for four more original movies.

Currently, Sandler has just wrapped production on the Netflix comedy, “The Week Of,” which co-stars Chris Rock and premieres globally in 2018, marking the fourth movie in Sandler’s first pact with Netflix. Sandler is co-starring in Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories,” which premiered in theatres and on Netflix in November to glowing critical reviews.
 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

Tickets available at ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500, or all Ticketmaster outlets.

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

The Northern Pikes – Big Blue Sky 30th Anniversary Tour

The Northern Pikes

BIG BLUE SKY 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

with
Kevin Kane of The Grapes of Wrath
Joining the Band for this Special Tour!

 

Tickets on sale now!

 

Nov. 10, 2017
Powell River, BC
The Max Cameron Theatre
Nov. 11, 2017
Nanaimo, BC
Port Theatre
Nov. 12, 2017
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
Nov. 13, 2017
Courtenay, BC
Sid Williams Theatre
Nov. 14, 2017
Victoria, BC
McPherson Playhouse Theatre

 

AN EVENING WITH

The Northern Pikes - photosThe Northern Pikes - logo

BIG BLUE SKY 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

with
Kevin Kane of The Grapes of Wrath
Joining the Band for this Special Tour!

 

Vancouver, BC, June 12, 2017 – Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following five tour dates of Canada’s legendary rock band, The Northern Pikes.

Friday, Nov. 10
Powell River, BC
The Max Cameron Theatre
Saturday, Nov. 11
Nanaimo, BC
Port Theatre
Sunday, Nov. 12
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
Monday, Nov. 13
Courtenay, BC
Sid Williams Theatre
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Victoria, BC
McPherson Playhouse Theatre

 

The Northern Pikes are celebrating the 33rd anniversary of their inception and the 30th anniversary of their first album, “Big Blue Sky”. Formed in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1984, and after the release of six studio and two live albums, plus other compilations and collaborations, they were inducted into the Western Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2012 and continue to be a crowd favourite whenever they tour.

The Northern Pikes’ music, poignant lyrics and vocal harmonizing still sound as fresh and innovative today as it did when they first appeared on the scene in the 80s. The legacy of the Northern Pikes continues, with the band rocking every venue they perform at, garnering glowing live reviews and entertaining their beloved audiences with their timeless songs and genuine love of the stage.

On the Big Blue Sky 30th Anniversary Tour the Northern Pikes are excited and honoured to be joined onstage on guitar and vocals by their friend Kevin Kane of the iconic Canadian band The Grapes of Wrath – this will truly be an epic Canadian concert experience.
 

www.thenorthernpikes.com

 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

Powell River tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com, 1-800-838-3006
Plus: Base Camp • Rockit Music • River City Coffee *cash sales only at retailers

Nanaimo tickets available at www.porttheatre.com, 250-754-8550 or at the box office.

Campbell River tickets available at www.tidemarktheatre.com, 250-287-7465 or the box office.

Courtney tickets available at www.sidwilliamstheatre.com, 1.866.898.TIXX (8499) or the box office.

Victoria tickets available at www.rmts.bc.ca, 250-386-6121 or 1-888-717-6121, or at the McPherson box office.

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

Jesse Cook – Beyond Borders Tour

Jesse Cook

BEYOND BORDERS TOUR 2017

 

Tickets on sale now!

 

Oct. 25, 2017
Victoria, BC
Royal Theatre
Oct. 26, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct. 27, 2017
Penticton, BC
Cleland Community Theatre
Oct. 29, 2017
Calgary, AB
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Oct. 30, 2017
Edmonton, AB
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

 

Jesse Cook - Beyond Borders Tour

JESSE COOK – BEYOND BORDERS TOUR 2017

 
Vancouver, BC, May 8, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following five concert dates of Jesse Cook’s Beyond Borders Tour 2017:

Wednesday, Oct. 25
Victoria, BC
Royal Theatre
Thursday, Oct. 26
Vancouver, BC
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Friday, Oct. 27
Penticton, BC
Cleland Community Theatre
Sunday, Oct. 29
Calgary, AB
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Monday, Oct. 30
Edmonton, AB
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

 
Jesse will perform music from his upcoming album “Beyond Borders” along with guest artists and instrumentation to be included in this tribute to Jesse’s diverse musical influences.

Jesse Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. Widely considered one of the most influential figures in “nuevo flamenco” music, he incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz & many forms of world music into his work. He is a Juno Award winner, Acoustic Guitar (magazine)’s Player’s Choice Award silver winner in the Flamenco Category, and a three-time winner of the Canadian Smooth Jazz award for Guitarist of the Year. He has recorded on the EMI, E1 Music and Narada labels and has sold over 1.5 million records worldwide.

Cook has recorded nine studio albums, three live DVDs and has traveled the world exploring musical traditions that he has blended into his style of rumba flamenco. In addition to headlining concerts and festivals, he has opened for such legends as B.B. King, Ray Charles and Diana Krall. He has performed with Welsh soprano Charlotte Church on The Tonight Show and toured with legendary Irish band, The Chieftains.

“Guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook is a walking embodiment of the gypsy music he plays: eclectic, energetic, and very exciting. Perhaps that is why he says that his music chose him, and not the other way around. After all, he does seem like the perfect candidate.” – The Star Online
 

www.jessecook.com

 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

Tickets for Victoria available at www.rmts.bc.ca, 250-386-6121 or 1-888-717-6121, or in person at the McPherson box office and usual outlets.

Tickets for Vancouver available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.

Tickets for Penticton available at www.valleyfirsttix.com, 1-877-763-2849 or in person at Valley First Box Office.

Tickets for Calgary available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.

Tickets for Edmonton available at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

Deva Premal & Miten with Manose – Temple at Midnight Tour

DEVA PREMAL & MITEN with MANOSE
featuring JOBY BAKER and RISHI

TEMPLE AT MIDNIGHT TOUR 2017

Sponsored by ORGANIC INDIA in association with UPLIFT

 

Tickets on sale now!

 

June 9, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Vogue Theatre
June 11, 2017
Victoria, BC
McPherson Playhouse

 

 
Vancouver, BC, December 14, 2016 – Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce these very special concert tour dates.

Friday, June 9
Vancouver, BC
Vogue Theatre
Sunday, June 11
Victoria, BC
McPherson Playhouse

 

Celebrated chant masters Deva Premal & Miten bring their Temple at Midnight tour to 19 cities in the USA, Canada and Mexico this May and June.

Accompanied by Nepalese bansuri maestro Manose, with Canadian Joby Baker on bass and Danish percussionist Rishi, their unique, spiritually inspired evenings of mantra, song, and chant are treasured by audiences around the planet.

These powerful gatherings offer a joyful path to centering in these turbulent times, creating moments of what Deva describes as “ecstatic silence” – or in Miten’s words, “luminous pools of deep celebration.”

During their 26 years together the duo have presented their music worldwide, from New York to Los Angeles, from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro, from Moscow to Kiev to Tel Aviv, from San Quentin Prison to the concert halls of Europe, proving that mantras transcend all traditional cultural and religious boundaries.

They released two albums in 2016: Cosmic Connections Live, featuring tracks recorded during their 2014/15 World Tours; and Miten’s new best-selling collection of songs, Temple at Midnight, which rocked to the top of the iTunes charts in the USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand when first released.
 

Deva Premal & Miten with Manose’s 2017 Temple at Midnight North American Tour is sponsored by ORGANIC INDIA in association with UPLIFT.

Visit www.DevaPremalMiten.com for more information.

 
MITEN: “The music we make is born out of a committed spiritual practice. We meditate – we investigate – and our music is a result of that experience. It’s more a case of life and death than entertainment.”

DEVA PREMAL: “Sanskrit mantras are ancient, primordial healing formulae that resonate at the very core of our being. By chanting communally, we access this profound depth of silence and inner peace, transcending all conflict – inner and outer.”

SAN QUENTIN PRISON INMATE: (after a concert by Deva & Miten and band) “I’ve been in here 25 years, but tonight I’m free…”

FACEBOOK POST: “It was magical in Tel Aviv…still is…I’m flying back to Eilat, full of love in my heart…going back and expanding love in my massage practice with your new CD…I was blessed with your hug at the end of the show…the mantras are in me…and please come back to Israel – I will always be there. Good traveling and bless Manose and all the children of the world. Thank you so much, something opened in me…I always saw the Arabs as my enemy…separate from them…did not feel good in me, I tried to understand but my heart was closed… after the concert I feel peace in my heart and hope for a good life for all of us. Namaste.”

CANADA: “I work with Autistic people and as usual I had my Deva Premal CD on and the young fellow that I work with (non verbal), heard Om Mane Padme Om and chanted it from start to finish. Now whenever he gets in my car, he automatically says, “three please” and puts it on. Your music has touched his Buddha nature and I feel truly blessed when I hear him sing along to it.”

EMAIL MESSAGE: “There was a moment during your performance where it felt like every cell in my body was just vibrating so high and everything was moving “up” for at least a full half minute! A shift like that is not rare for me but never before was it so distinct and so significant!”

FLORIDA: “Thank you so much for your incredible music and energy. Your music is one of the few things my elderly father with Alzheimer’s still responds positively to. I always play your CDs in the car when I’ve transported him to doctor appointments and he is immediately calmed and peaceful.”

CALIFORNIA: “I wanted to share something with you. I am doing radiation therapy for cancer and this week, one of the radio techs brought in one of your CDs, because she thought I might like to hear it during the difficult treatment time… Anyway, I thought you’d love to know your wonderful, uplifting and healing music is being played at California Cancer Care which is part of Marin General Hospital. BRAVO.”

ECKHART TOLLE: “Their music is pure magic…”

CHER: “The Essence by Deva Premal is my all-time favorite album for yoga.”

ANTHONY ROBBINS: “Songs for the Inner Lover by Miten is a passionate and powerful work of art.”

HH DALAI LAMA: (after Deva & Miten played for him at a private audience) “Beautiful, beautiful music…!”
 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

Tickets for Vancouver available at ticketfly.com, 888-732-1682 or the theatre box office

Tickets for Victoria available at www.rmts.bc.ca, 250-386-6121 or the theatre box office

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

Ron Sexsmith – The Last Rider

Ron Sexsmith – The Last Rider

 

May 18, 2017
Powell River, BC
Max Cameron Theatre

 

Tickets on sale now!

Ron Sexsmith
Ron Sexsmith - The Last Rider banner

 
Vancouver, BC, February 24, 2017 – Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce this very special concert date.

Thursday, May 18
Powell River, BC
Max Cameron Theatre

 

Ron Sexsmith’s status as one of the greatest songwriters of his generation has never been in doubt. On his previous 12 albums, he has worked with some of music’s most celebrated producers — Daniel Lanois, Mitchell Froom, Bob Rock and Jim Scott.

Ron Sexsmith - The Last Rider album coverFor his thirteenth solo album, The Last Rider, to be released April 21, Sexsmith, took matters into his own hands as a producer along with longtime collaborator, Don Kerr.

The Last Rider is by turns romantic, bittersweet, uplifting and humourous, but what is most striking is how at ease Sexsmith sounds, accompanied by his trusted touring band. For The Last Rider, it felt right to record in Canada, and as a result, Sexsmith believes it’s one of his most personal albums.

“I didn’t plan on it being that way, but as we were assembling the songs, this theme did start to emerge about leaving the city, which my wife and I are going to be doing soon, and other big life changes.” Sexsmith says. Through truth and simplicity, Sexsmith’s songs bring us closer to the things that make us better people, meaning that an album like The Last Rider is as necessary now as anything he has ever done.

 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

Tickets available at BrownPaperTickets.com • 1-800-838-3006
Powell River Peak • Roxy Records • Base Camp • Rockit Music • River City Coffee
* cash sales only at retailers

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

Steve Martin & Martin Short & Steep Canyon – July, 2016

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Friday, July 22, 2016

“An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life”

STEVE MARTIN & MARTIN SHORT

featuring Steep Canyon Rangers

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC

Tickets on sale Friday, December 11 at 12:00 noon PST.

Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce the 2016 show date of Steve Martin & Martin Short with Steep Canyon Rangers.

Longtime comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short will appear at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for one night only.   The show, “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life,” will include stand-up, film clips,
musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business.  Martin and Short will be joined by the
Grammy-winning Steep Canyon Rangers, the bluegrass band with whom Martin frequently performs.

Tickets at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5000, or all Ticketmaster outlets.

Raffi 40th Anniversary Concert Tour

RAFFI
40 YEARS OF SINGABLE SONGS!

 

Tickets for all Canadian and U.S. dates on sale now!

 

Oct. 1, 2017
Ottawa, ON
National Arts Centre
Oct. 14, 2017
Winnipeg, MB
Pantages Playhouse Theatre
* Nov. 3, 2017
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
Nov. 4, 2017
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
Nov. 5, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Nov. 19, 2017
Victoria, BC
Royal Theatre

 

* Plus a special address by Raffi in Campbell River *

Nov. 3, 2017 at
The Haig-Brown Memorial Lecture Series
entitled:
Respecting Earth and Child:
Child Honouring and Sustainability

 

* Due to overwhelming demand a second show has been added in VICTORIA, BC on NOV. 19 @ 4:00 PM! *

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Vancouver, BC, April 25, 2016 — After Raffi’s successful and sold-out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce special Raffi concerts in Toronto, Hamilton, London and Belleville this November.                       

Nov. 5
1:00 PM
London, ON
Centennial Hall
Nov. 6
1:00 PM & 4:30 PM
Hamilton, ON
Hamilton Place
Nov. 12
1:00 PM
Belleville, ON
Empire Theatre
Nov. 13
1:00 PM & 4:30 PM
Toronto, ON
Roy Thomson Hall

 

Vancouver, BC, June 7, 2016 — Following a string of successful and sold out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following concert dates for legendary children’s entertainer Raffi:                       

Oct. 22
1:00 PM & 3:30 PM
Mission, BC
Clarke Theatre
Oct. 23
1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Kelowna, BC
Kelowna Community Theatre

 

Vancouver, BC, September 26, 2016 — After Raffi’s successful and sold-out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce special Raffi concerts in Hollywood, San Diego, Sacramento and San Francisco this coming January.                       

Jan. 21
1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Hollywood, CA
The Montalban
Jan. 22
1:00 PM
San Diego, CA
Balboa Theatre
Jan. 28
1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Sacramento, CA
Crest Theatre
Jan. 29
1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
San Francisco, CA
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

 

Vancouver, BC, October 11, 2016 — Following a string of successful and sold out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following concert dates for legendary children’s entertainer Raffi:                       

April 8
1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Minneapolis, MN
Pantages Theatre
April 9
1:00 PM
Chicago, IL
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
April 22
1:00 PM & 4:30 PM
Edmonton, AB
Winspear Centre
April 23
1:00 PM & 4:30 PM
Calgary, AB
Jack Singer Concert Hall

 

Vancouver, BC, October 17, 2016 — After Raffi’s successful and sold-out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce these special Raffi concerts.                       

May 6
1:00 PM & 4:30 PM
Philadelphia, PA
Keswick Theatre
May 7
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh, PA
Library Music Hall

 

Vancouver, BC, February 27, 2017 — After Raffi’s successful and sold-out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce this special Raffi concert in Ottawa.

Oct. 1
2:00 PM & 4:30 PM
Ottawa, ON
National Arts Centre

 

Vancouver, BC, March 27, 2017 — After Raffi’s successful and sold-out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce these special Raffi concerts.

Nov. 5
1:00 PM
Vancouver, BC
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Nov. 19
1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Victoria, BC
Royal Theatre

 

Vancouver, BC, May 23, 2017 — After Raffi’s successful and sold-out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce this special Raffi concert in Winnipeg.

Oct. 14
1:00 PM
Winnipeg, MB
Pantages Playhouse Theatre

 

Vancouver, BC, May 23, 2017 — After Raffi’s successful and sold-out family shows in both Canada and the U.S., Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce this special Raffi concert in Campbell River. We are also pleased to announce that Raffi will speak at the Haig-Brown Memorial Lecture Series; an annual forum for writers to inspire a new generation with their vision for the environment, social issues and literary excellence.

Nov. 3 – Lecture
7:00 PM
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre
Nov. 4 – Concert
1:00 PM
Campbell River, BC
Tidemark Theatre

 

2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Raffi’s first and still best-selling album, Singable Songs for the Very Young. These family concerts will include versatile musician Ken Whiteley, who co-produced Singable Songs with Raffi in 1976.

 

Raffi is a singer, songwriter, producer, author, lecturer, and tireless advocate for children. He is best known for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic song, “Baby Beluga”. Once called “the most popular children’s singer in the English-speaking world” (Washington Post) and “Canada’s all time children’s champion” (Toronto Star), Raffi is also a recipient of the Order of Canada and the United Nations’ Earth Achievement Award. He has published three books and holds four honorary degrees. He has never advertised to children or made any commercial endorsements aimed at kids. His commitment to treating his young fans with respect changed society’s outlook on music made for children.

 

“It’s great fun singing for children and families,” says Raffi. “As well as singing many of my fans’ favorites, I look forward to sharing a song or two from my Love Bug album and my new one, Owl Singalong—and to the sounds of all of us singing old favourites from my very first album!”

 

In 2010, Raffi founded The Centre for Child Honouring on Salt Spring Island, BC. With the motto “Respecting Earth & Child,” the Centre is at the heart of a global movement that views honouring children as the best way to create sustainable, peacemaking societies.

 

From Singable Songs to Child Honouring—40 years of Raffi!

 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

 

Tickets for Ottawa available at www.nac-cna.ca, or by phone at 1-888-991-2787, or the satellite box office (54 Elgin Street)

 

Tickets for Winnipeg available at www.ticketmaster.ca, or by phone at 1-855-985-5000, or all ticketmaster outlets

 

Tickets for the Campbell River Lecture are available at tickets.tidemarktheatre.com, or by phone at 250-287-7465, or the box office

 

Tickets for the Campbell River Concert are available at tickets.tidemarktheatre.com, or by phone at 250-287-7465, or the box office

 

Tickets for Vancouver available at www.ticketmaster.ca, or by phone at 1-855-985-5000, or the box office

 

Tickets for Victoria available at www.rmts.bc.ca, or by phone at 250-386-6121 or 1-888-717-6121, or the box office

 

For publicity image, click here.

 

 

Proceeds benefit the Centre for Child Honouring

For more information on Raffi and Child Honouring, please visit www.childhonouring.org.

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

 
 

Roger Hodgson, formerly of Supertramp

ROGER HODGSON

Tickets on sale Friday, April 29, at 10:00 AM

 

Nov. 20, 2016
Kelowna, BC
Prospera Place
Nov. 22, 2016
Victoria, BC
Royal Theatre
Nov. 29, 2016
Victoria, BC
Royal Theatre
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Vancouver, BC, April 25, 2016 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce the following concert dates for Roger Hodgson, Legendary Singer-Songwriter formerly of Supertramp!

                       

Roger Hodgson co-founded Supertramp in 1969 and was with them until his departure in 1983. During the 14 years that he was with the band, he wrote, sang, and arranged most of the enduring rock standards that made Supertramp a worldwide phenomenon. His timeless classics – “Give a Little Bit,” “The Logical Song,” “Dreamer,” “Take the Long Way Home,” “Breakfast in America,” “School,” “Fool’s Overture,” and “It’s Raining Again,” helped the band sell well over 60 million albums.
While many may not recognize the name Roger Hodgson, everyone recognizes his signature voice – one of the most distinctive voices in rock history. The classic hit songs that he wrote and sang, often referred to as “Supertramp” songs, are actually Roger Hodgson songs.
In 2016 Hodgson continues to perform all his hits that he first recorded with Supertramp, along with his other classics “Sister Moonshine,” “Child of Vision,” “Hide in Your Shell,” “Even in the Quietest Moments,” and fan favorites from his solo albums – “Had a Dream,” “Only Because of You,” “Lovers in the Wind,” “In Jeopardy,” and “Along Came Mary.” Accompanied by a stunning four-piece band, Hodgson’s 2016 ‘Breakfast in America’ tour brings him to Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, England, France, Portugal, Canada, and USA.
For all tour details, visit http://www.RogerHodgson.com or https://www.Facebook.com/RogerHodgson.

 

“All these years I thought I was a Supertramp fan when actually I was and am a Roger Hodgson fan. What a show! ‘WOW’ is all I can say.” ~ David Wild, Rolling Stone


“There are few vocalists instantly recognizable from the first few bars of a song but Roger Hodgson is certainly one of that unique group. The singer/songwriter of Supertramp, his voice is as unmistakable as the distinct keyboard sound of his early hits.” ~ The Times (London)

 

“This is the real deal: a legendary music man, in brilliant form and shimmering presence, supported by a tight, terrific band. An evening with Roger Hodgson will raise your standards of concert-going.”  ~ Huffington Post


Audience Responses…


“The performance was an intimate “stadium” concert….. such a remarkable voice, singing hit after hit…. now I know why they call you Mr. Supertramp. You didn’t just fill the theater, you filled our spirit.”


“Absolutely amazing show! Roger’s music is timeless. We brought our kids and 16-year-old granddaughter who have been listening to Roger’s music all their lives. They were singing and cheering right along with us. Great memories were made last night.”


“WOW! After over 30 years of waiting, we saw your show last night – All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you… how wonderful it felt to be 16 again! The band was tight, and your musicians were spot on, nailing the harmonies and filling the room and my soul with the sounds of my favorite music, Supertramp!! Roger, your voice is as sweet and strong as the day in 1976 when I put on headphones and heard School for the 1st time.”
Hodgson’s latest release, ‘Classics Live,’ is a spectacular collection of his hit songs recorded from concerts on his 2010 tour and is available through his Store and iTunes.
Check out concert reviews from fans.

 

Enjoy this video montage of Hodgson performing some of his timeless classics.

For additional information on Roger Hodgson, visit:

 

http://www.RogerHodgson.com  •  http://www.Facebook.com/RogerHodgson
http://www.YouTube.com/RogerHodgson  •  http://www.Twitter.com/RogerHodgson
http://www.Instagram.com/RogerHodgson

 

 

TICKETING INFORMATION:

 

Tickets for Kelowna available at www.selectyourtickets.com, 250-762-5050 or the box office

 

Tickets for Victoria available at www.rmts.bc.ca/events/roger-hodgson-2016-royal-theatre, 250-386-6121 or

1-888-717-6121 or the box office

 

For publicity image, click here.

 

Media Contact:

Elaine Easton | 604-683-8762 | elaine@paulmercsconcerts.com

 

 

About Paul Mercs Concerts:

Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com